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FOX News
Aug 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
from the state of mississippi, upriver, in macomb or near macomb, mississippi, in a state park, there was a dam and there is a fear the dam is about to break. the break is imminent. they are working to evacuate 60,000 people who are downriver in and around a town of robert, louisiana, where casey is standing by, like. casey, an update? >>casey: this is a river 122 miles long originating in southwest mississippi running all the way through the state of louisiana, and, actually, empties into lake pontchartrain where you are. right here in robert, louisiana, about 40 miles, or so, west of you, a very small community, on the very most southern point along the tangipaho anacostia river, with evacuations of up to 60,000 people along the stretch of river, a mile to the east of the bay and one mile to the west of the bank of this river. i'm looking at it and we cannot bring you live pictures right now but our equipment is saturated from coverage of the storm. we are look at the river and it is already spills over the banks and i am also on the other side of myself, where i am standing,
FOX News
Aug 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
point. east, in mississippi, they have serious problems there. if we have the satellite loop, you can see the bands and how they swirl around like they do with every hurricane and tropical storm. the bands are shooting off water 100 miles down there, and you can see what is happening. all the area in orange, they have gotten flooded with water. highway 90, the east-west highway closest to the water has been washed out in one area. i am not sure of the area but it is closed. a lot of low-lying flooding in mississippi. the storm now is pushing north and west toward baton rouge. now to janice dean. just downgraded to a tropical storm but this has days of trouble ahead for folks in this area. >> 24 hours for the state of louisiana. the storm totals, unofficially, and i hear estimates quote get 30" of isolated rainfall in parts of louisiana before all is said and done. these are areas in and around new orleans, so, 15" here, over a foot there, new orleans lake front area, over 9", with mobile over 6" and gulfport is getting socked right now with video coming from there is incredible. that
FOX News
Aug 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
here. it was 100 miles from here where it did the devastation. that storm hit mississippi. it was a category three. it did not hit new orleans. new orleans was on the good side of katrina. the problem with this storm, new orleans is dead center of where they believe this storm is going. it is a tropical storm but the forecasters expect it will get stronger. we will get into the reasons in a little while. they are worried about people in low-lying areas, evacuating low lying areas in the par irish to the south and areas of st. bernard par irish but new orleans will not be evacuated. even if they wanted to, three hours from now they could not physically do so. they believe they made changes that will make the area as safe as it can be. a lot of rain is on the way. they expect severe flooding in many areas. an area that has been economically devastated is trying to recover from what happened before. the worst of this even if it does hit new orleans is not the wind. it will be the rain and the storm surge. the worst of it may, again, be to the east, on the coast of the state of mississi
FOX News
Aug 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
street. it is less than be you miles from the mouths of the mississippi and has slowed down. think of the storm needs water for life. the water is fuel. the land will kill it longer it sits over the water the stronger it will become. it was moving at 20 miles per hour and now moving at 14 miles per hour and it will sit over the hot gulf of mexico water gain strength and gain power as it moves toward. it will get here later but it will be stronger that is the prediction from the national hurricane center. isaac will be between the florida panhandle and by - bay yoys of the new orleans it is it ripe for the french quarter it is expect tod bring a storm surge. that ruined new orleans in 2005. remember a category 3 hurricane named kathryn did not hit new orleans. it hit mississippi and yet new orleans way to the west got a 19 foot storm surge that ruined the city and flooded the big easy and left of the streets of the beautiful town covered exactly senyears ago, that kathryn hit the coast line and new orleans carries the scar. by any account new orleans is better prepared now than it was
FOX News
Aug 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
extending from southeast louisiana, through mississippi, alabama, florida panhandle, because of the outer bands, with the rotation. we do not have warnings yet but we had a warning northeast of new orleans a few hours ago. look at the wind gusts from the storm. it is hours arrest from landfall but feeling the effect in new orleans with wind up to 52 miles per hour. around the center, 64 miles per hour. mobile at 51. and downhill from there. we get a new advisory at 5:00 p.m. with a new track but it looks like the storm is going to come to the west of new orleans. that means the worst of the rain and the storm surge, unfortunately, and the waste of the quinn. there we are headed into tuesday. look at the timeline: 12 to 24 hours of possibly hurricane force winds and because this is a slow mover we could go through two high high tides, one tonight and one tomorrow. but this will be sort of a good news story for the plain straights because we have a severe drought. one model further out in time, it is a slow mover as we head into tuesday, into wednesday, still, bringing so much rain an
CBS
Aug 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
abtremendous problem for -- will be a tremendous problem for areas across louisiana and mississippi. this thing still spinning. it doesn't look as impressive on the satellite, one sign it's weakening but when you switch it over to the ray gar imagery -- radar imagery, it's still officially a hurricane. this is just south of houma, louisiana toward morgan city as it marches slowly to the northwest. but look at these feeder bands that continue to pound the mississippi gulf coast, pound around mobile, the west side of mobile bay especially getting hit. but here's more rain coming in there. all the rain in and around new orleans, up tort baton rouge, the -- up toward baton rouge, the north shore. a tornado watch not surprising. that's also in effect as these feeder bands, we talked about this, often have mini tornadoes in them as tropical -- as tropical systems make landfall. sustained winds of 75 gusting to 90 miles an hour but it's only moving at 6 to the north and west. these rain totals are going to be massive. we're talking maybe a couple of feet of rain in spots when this thing is
CNN
Aug 28, 2012 9:00pm PDT
absolutely get at least 20 to inches now of rain in mississippi delta. >> wow. >> yeah, it's just incredible use the storm simply is not moving. i knew it would veju have to ki. new orleanto slidell all the way up to alexandria, that's ten inches plus in that entire area right there. ten inches covering almost the entire state of louisiana and all of that water has to go somewhere. it will clearly cause flooding. >> i want to go to ed lavandera in grand island in a moment but, chad, when are you anticipating it to hit grand isle? >> the center of the eye has not made landfall yet so we're not quite there with the eddie lavandera live shot. it's a very, very large eye. you can talk to rob about what that means. the eye, probably 60 miles around which means there's not anything going on in the middle here. there's no rain, there's no wind, and maybe you can even see the sky. you might be able to see the stars and the moves. but as this eye gets smaller and smaller and smaller, the winds will pick up as well. this storm, just now an 80-mile-per hour storm, we call this land but there
Telemundo
Aug 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
amenaza a los estados de la florida, alabama, mississippi y lousiana, y entre tanto se pronostican oleadas gigantes entre 6 a 20 pulgadas de lluvia. se anuncio un contingente de 33. 500 miembros de la guardia nacional, listos para realizar labores de emergencia. hay un centenar de helicÓpteros y otras aeronaves disponibles para apoyar seguridad, bÚsqueda y rescate. y para lo Último sobre la trayectoria de isaac. estamos con john morales de nbc muy buenas tardes, adelante. >>> estÁ llegando el centro de este huracÁn con vientos sostenidos de 20 millas por hora a la costa estÁ a menos de 25 millas de llegar a la desembocadura del rÍo mississippi y poco de 100 millas al sur, sureste de nueva orleans. los efectos hasta la florida hay una inundaciÓn costera, penetraciÓn del mar de 12 pies de altura. aparte de la lluvia, que acabas comentar serÁ fuerte. 12 a 20 pulgadas de acumulaciÓn. lo que venga en amarillo estarÁ la peor lluvia. la trayectoria no es la mejor, no es bl para nueva orleans. pasa justo al suroeste de nueva orleans, todos los vientos del surte. trayendo esta m
Telemundo
Aug 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
que amenaza estados como luisiana y mississippi y allÍ precisamente telemundo tiene equipos des desplega desplegados con cristina londoÑo en nueva oro razones y dieleanss desde mississippi tendremos una amplia cobertura en directo con lori iy, angie sandoval, vamos hasta luisiana los residentes reviven el paso de el huracÁn katrina, muy buenas tardes cristina >>> josÉ muy buenas tardes, empiezan a soplar los vientos a subir los niveles de las aguas ante la llegada inminente de isaac. y esa es una poblaciÓn que estÁ traumatizada porque isaac amenaza con pasar justo sobre la heredas a abiertas de katrina, las autoridades han hecho un llamado a la calma que al parecer no han surtidos efecto, porque esta poblaciÓn estÁ claramente traumatizada. ♪ (mÚsica) ♪ famosa por su espÍritu alegre en nueva orleans reina la ansiedad, porque isaac viene y es el pasado que aÚn no se va. >>> tantas perdidas para el huracÁn katrina aquÍ, muertos, >>> como si se tratara de una cita de mal gusto isaac se adelan adelanta sÓlo unas horas del huracÁn que arrasÓ con la ciudad, como 80 v
CBS
Aug 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
mississippi and southern louisiana. evacuations have been ordered as a dam threatens to break at park lake near the louisiana- mississippi border. a lot of respect denltsdzs lost their homes -- residents lost their homes, and that storm is dumping more rain on areas that are already under water. karen brown is in laplace, louisiana. >> reporter: a flash flood emergency has been declared in slidell outside of new orleans. 50 people had to be rescued from their flooded homes yesterday. today entire neighborhoods are being evacuated. storm surge is causing a bayou to overflow. up to 5 feet of flooding is expected. in plaquemines parish, plans were put on hold till saturday to cut holes in a levee that overflowed causing homes to flood to their rooftops. the holes would relieve the pressure and allow the water to drain back into the mississippi and nearby marshes. 30 miles west of new orleans in laplace, entire subdivisions were evacuated when isaac's flood waters rushed in. >> a nightmare. >> reporter: the sudden tidal surge caught many people off guard. >> woke up it was fine. next minute it
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
of dynamic. they shifted -- you are from mississippi on this but out west is a libertarian feel. some people it has been a surprise to see montana which is not seen as a left-wing state really leading the judicial push back on fat. what are the lines being drawn here? is it one that is about different ideologies were purely a matter of following that? >> on the supreme court? >> also trickling into the state's election. when you see this as montana supreme court having put a fairly forceful push back to the supreme court on this why do you see that from a stage like montana as opposed to something you might see as a more traditionally liberal state? >> that is complicated and i am getting way out of my pay grade here. when i started practicing law in montana montana was a progressive state. in 1994 or 93 whenever the gingrich revolution took place montana started going more and more in that direction and volvo montana is typically composed of blue collar workers, farmers, ranchers, that kind of thing has fallen nationally towards the more conservative spectrum. most of the peopl
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2012 5:30am EDT
louisiana and in neighboring mississippi opening the door to federal money to aid the recovery along the gulf. we want to start with meteorologist bill karins. he's up in new york with isaac's path. bill, this looks like it's set up shop over louisiana. >> yeah, still in louisiana, but today we'll be saying good-bye to it as it moves towards arkansas. what a storm. they're called hurricanes for a reason. i know we get caught up in what category they are. as soon as they get the title hurricane they have to be taken seriously. this for a category 1 has been an impressive journey over the last 36 hours across southeast louisiana and mississippi. this morning we have a ban of heavy rain over downtown new orleans with gusts of 40 miles per hour. it will still be difficult this morning for the power crews to be out there getting power to a lot of people. the coast line of mississippi has been raked overnight. a few tornadoes. we're not completely done with the storm. as the day progresses today things will slowly get better. we've had a ton of rain. all the bright red are flash flood warnings
FOX News
Aug 26, 2012 3:00pm EDT
landfall along the gulf coast or mississippi or alabama. chairman of dnc it would be difficult to hold a balloon drop if an american city was being devastated by the storm. >> so no concert for you tonight. >> no lynyrd skynyrd tonight but some of the other groups are scheduled to go on. >> when the convention gets underway the focus will be on governor romney but also shine a spotlight on rising republican stars. it could be a disciplining board for a lot of political futures. let's talk about it with bob, managing ed for of the hill. romney is the star of the show and a lot of people speaking. how about big of a deal for it like chris christie and marco rubio to be featured? >> it's a big deal. they say conventions don't matter but barack obama incredible speech led him to the presidency. without that speech at democratic convention, he wouldn't be president. the speeches of rubio and paul ryan and christie will be huge. paul ryan obviously is the vp nominee. he is likely possibly going to be the nominee down the road. the next person in line gets to be the candidate, but marco
ABC
Aug 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in on mississippi and louisiana. and the center is expected to make landfall at midnight. this now is isaac from space. winds up to 80 miles per hour. 20 inches of unrelenting rain expected over the next three days. it could also spawn a swarm of tornadoes. in the dark of night. and we are tracking it all with cameras. and lake pontchartrain in new orleans, a road under water already as the water surges and have have live cameras showing preparation for a tough night on the beaches of gulfport, mississippi. and here is the weather warroom in tammany parish, abc's weather editor sam champion leading us off right now from new orleans. sam. >>> good evening, diane from the mississippi river boat natchez, natchez will spend the night riding out in new orleans. that's the crescent city connection behind us that you can barely see in the early wind and rain bands ahead of isaac. so let's check with the very latest here. if there's any surprise in the track of last action of it, it's that this storm wants to spend a little more time slowing down just south of the delta of louisiana and ma
CBS
Aug 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
declares parts of louisiana and mississippi a disaster zone. >> everything underwater, everything. >>> rallying cry. vice presidential candidate paul ryan hits president obama early and often in his speech at the republican national convention. >> these past four years we have suffered no shortage of words in the white house. what is missing is leadership in the white house. >>> and killing bin laden. a navy seal who took part in the raid on osama bin laden's compound speaks publicly for the first time. >> can you guys pull this off and i'm pretty sure to a man we >> can you guys pull this off and i'm pretty sure to a man we all said yes, absolutely. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, august 30, 2012. >>> good morning everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. president obama wasted no time signing disaster declarations last night for the areas in mississippi and louisiana hardest hit by isaac. it's now a tropical storm and only expected to get weaker as it moves inland. it's currently northwest of new orleans with sustained winds nea
FOX
Aug 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is in kiln, mississippi, where people are dealing with the toughness did. >> reporter: we're herring kiln, mississippi, at the jordan river housing complex. 1500 housing complexes behin me. and we have seen the water rise about a foot over the past two hours. the real concern that, like many of the highways, 603 behind us could get over the top that will cut people off more than they are. throughout the day, we have seen people come out with items and on boats or rafts, sometimes pulling them by rope trying to get some of the pring -- possessions out and others going in the same way. there are two groups of peel here and those who are stuck in the houses and those stuck on the highway for those inside, tough conditions. there are 150,000 people across mississippi without electricity. steve harrigan, fox news. >> all right, isaac is moving toward arkansas but without a lot of steam and let's go to sue palka in the weather center now. >> reporter: the wind department is down to 35 miles per hour. the hurricane center will no longer be issuing advisorys on depression isaac. let me tell
CNN
Aug 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
. david mattingly standing live in gulfport, mississippi and meteorologist karen mcginness is tracking the storm. first, plaquemines parish where the leveesy not high enough to hold back the rising floodwaters and yesterday it was our breaking news that it had overtopped the levees and the president said he thought other levees would overtop and he was right. >> he was right. this was a danger all along. parts of this levey only about eight feet high, outside the zone where the government spent so much money, the federal government spent so much money to upgrade the levee system. so they were concerned that this could happen and they were warning, they did warn every resident. this was under a mandatory evacuation order, that several dozen people decide dodd stay and several dozen people had to be rescued at the height of hurricane conditions. so this was, this was a real desperate situation for several hours yesterday. today is a day to assess the damage. we're supposed to hopefully meet with the president of the parish later, while he assesses some of the damage here and just kind of
NBC
Aug 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
across louisiana and mississippi, where people are bracing for another long day. good morning and welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan. aaron gilchrist is on assignment at the republican national convention. right now, there are still people waiting to be rescued from their homes, trapped by floodwaters. here is the latest on isaac now. the storm continues battering parts of the gulf coast. it's moving just 5 miles per hour, which means it could be another day of deluge for thousands of residents. president obama has declared federal emergencies in louisiana and mississippi. that frees up federal aid for those affected areas. as many as 700,000 people still do not have power. isaac is also being blamed for at least one death in the region. >> plaquemines parish in louisiana is one of the areas hardest hit by isaac. water overtopped a levee there, flooding hundreds of homes. the parish usually weathers storms pretty well, so many residents were caught off guard. >> we lost power around 10:00, listened to the radio some, drove around just to look at wher
CNN
Aug 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
presents. mississippi still burning. that is next. >> tonight on cnn presents, is mississippi still burning? a shocking crime. accusations of a sinister motive. >> there's no doubt they were looking for a victim to asault and even kill, in this instance. i just showed him with the bat and i reached for the gun. this new york city cop says he fired to save his father's life. >> i was con vikted of second-degree murder. >> but he would walk free after that conviction was overturned. how did he end up back in prison? >> you must have been crushed, crushed when they told you you had to go back. >> prescription for cheating. they read our x-raies, but a cnn investigation reveals a disturbing question over the certification of many radiologists. >> isn't that cheating? >> fascinating characters. stories with impact. this is "cnn presents" with tonight's host, randy kaye and drew griffin. >> tonight, racism, cheating and injustice. we begin with a murder in mississippi. we broke the shocking story here orn cnn of a young, white teenager accused of killing a black man just because of the co
KRON
Aug 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
remember rescuing people. >> in gulfport, mississippi we have seen at least one tornado touched down and are still on a tornado watch and a flash flood warning. as it makes its way inland the focus goes towards rescuing people flooded and mississippi. his family thought that they would be safe. >> we noticed the water was 4 ft. high. and by 8:and 30 it was time to get out. at that point they were rescued by the national guard. and the coast guard is working from the air. this man was saved with his wife, and is to blogs. >> they are god. >> and top-notch! and-cash are to dogs. -officials in new orleans say they are imposing a dusk-to- isaac continues to lash the city on the seventhpolice cars have been patrolling the nearly empty streets since isaac began bringing fierce winds and heavy rains to the city >> when i think everything is said and done it we will have a water will return not have water from katrina. >> the governor saying that it is not clear. >> is slow moving. we will be dealing with this until released friday morning. not nearly as intense but still strong winds. in fact w
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2012 4:55am EDT
judges are. in mississippi in 1990, of course, i am from mississippi. the winning justice spent an average of $25,000. that is not that long ago, in 1990. by 2000, the average winning campaign for the supreme court in mississippi was up to $1 million. that amount of time, he sought exponential amounts of money. it came about through special interests. i think they thought they could see these elections which turned out to be fairly easy picking and they could pump lots of money into it. call role grove -- karl rove had a couple million dollars invested in it. he had his interests. people saw the opportunity there and started putting money into judicial elections. it was fairly easy to influence of that point. >> i agree with of the remarks that were just made. there is less people in montana then in half of washington, d.c. it has typically been a low- budget, low campaign contributions state. in montana you can be appointed if there is a vacancy in the office. at that time, the largest campaign contribution that could be made for a justice on the supreme court was $250. i raised t
ABC
Aug 31, 2012 4:00am EDT
moving north this morning, after delivering a deluge to parts of louisiana and mississippi. abc's brandi hitt is in new orleans this morning. good morning, brandi? >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. isaac dumped ten inches of rain on new orlea alone. that's more than this city saw during hurricane katrina. with that kind of rain, it's easy to understand why some of these outlying areas are flooding. from the air, you can see communities swallowed whole by isaac's floodwaters. and down below -- >> hello? >> reporter: families who lost everything in louisiana are still being rescued by national guardsmen in boats. local levees have failed in many areas. >> nobody expected this. we knew it was a worst-case scenario. but people didn't expect it. >> reporter: people are also being rescued from lake pontchartrain by coast guard helicopters. >> it's more surge than anybody expected. and it just so happened, it came right on us. >> reporter: and emergency crews are keeping a close eye on a mississippi dam, damaged by isaac. >> the front of the dam's earthen structure has sloughed o
ABC
Aug 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
both louisiana and mississippi. we've got the latest of what's left of isaac, straight ahead. >>> also, mitt romney making it official tonight. accepting the republican nomination for president. his vice presidential running mate, giving conventiongoers exactly what they wanted. >>> and the result of a decades'-long study of monkeys. raising the question this morning, is it really worth cutting down your calories? >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. paula faris is on assignment. we begin this thursday, with misery raining down from tropical storm isaac. the floodwaters that one official in louisiana warns are rising shockingly fast. >> the latest this morning. president obama just signed disaster declarations for hard-hit parts of louisiana and mississippi. meanwhile, though, thousands of folks in that flood zone is waiting for crews to evacuate them. and 750,000 homes and businesses are without power. brand brandi hitt is live in new orleans this morning. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, diana. hundreds of people have been evacua
FOX News
Aug 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
always unafraid. >>> this is the fox report. tonight a dam in trouble in mississippi as isaac continues to wreak havoc. tens of thousands of residents in trouble downstream. and here in slidell, louisiana, a massive flood that nobody expected. hundreds of rescues. >> lot of people here. >> thousands of evacuations. >> we lost everything! everything! >> and for many, isaac's wrath may still be far from over. plus, republican presidential candidate mitt romney now just hours away from the biggest speech of his life as he prepares to accept the gop nomination for president. but first from fox news thursday night, isaac, all these days later, all that rain later, still wreaking havoc as fox reports live tonight. people expected rain. they expected the storm to sit and spin. they thought it would be slow. nobody thought it would be this slow and deliver this much rain. the evacuations have happened across a two-state region, across southern hall louisiana, on the south coast of mississippi and inland bayous where tonight many people are still in evacuation shelters. in many areas,
CBS
Aug 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
animals to evacuate in louisiana and mississippi. byron pitts and mark strassmann are in the flood zone. norah o'donnell on mitt romney preparing for the most important speech of his political career. we'll talk to his running mate. we hear for the first time from the psychiatrist who treated james holmes just weeks before the colorado massacre. and anthony mason on the obama and romney tax plans and how they would affect the middle class. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the >> this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley reporting tonight from the republican national convention. >> pelley: good evening. republicans are gathering here for the biggest night of their convention, but we still have an eye on a crisis unfolding along the gulf. floodwaters are rising, the legacy of hurricane isaac. the storm is now a tropical depression moving north. the rain it left behind has lakes and rivers overflowing their banks, flooding streets and homes. a dam in southern mississippi is at risk of imminent failure. 60,000 people are being evacuated downstream, including the entire town
ABC
Aug 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. evacuatedhave been gnd some have lost everythin again. louisiana and mississippi are afterl disaster areas than 24-hour onslaught from the first hurricane. and now hurricane isaac.now hurricane clear up inng to orleans as the tropical move north.ues to the storm is blamed for one homes.nd exploited more more evacuations are underway in louisiana. this 76-year-old and her hundredswere among floodedas their homes la place. >> the water was busy. it got our furniture and our clothing and food. thise have our animals and here. >> hundreds are still stranded community, waiting for rescue crews on boats and helicopters. >> katrina was nowhere near this. it moved so much slower than katrina. water had nowhere to go. >> homes have flooded in plaquemines parish as well. isaac may be weakening, but the slow-moving storm continues to be catholic. expected toare flood. of thousands of homes are without power. a big bloom all of a tree fell through the house. >> the strong winds have left behind extensive damage. it has on several tornadoes in mississippi and alabama. e new levy system in new created after
FOX
Aug 30, 2012 4:25am EDT
to relieve some pressure. isaac spawned a destructive tornado in mississippi leaving several buildings destroyed. the storm also brought down trees and power lines. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. we have a lot to talk about this morning. time to get a quick check on the weather with tucker barnes. >> good morning. temperatures falling back into the 60s. very comfortable start. should be another beautiful day with high temperatures a little warmer than yesterday, upper 80s to about 90. i'll give you the latest with isaac still churning around there. portions of the deep towght include louisiana and a rot of rain in mississippi this hour. isaac still a tropical storm at this hour. maximum winds, 50 miles per hour. the pressure is up 50 miles from yesterday. still crawling off from the north and west at five miles per hour. this story will continue for another day or two as it continues to push to the north. more details on our weather and we'll take a peek at our weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> pres
NBC
Aug 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
approaches. and sadly, it's got new orleans along with the mississippi and alabama coastline directly in its grips. >>> here in tampa, opening night, after a rain delay, the romneys have arrived. ann romney getting ready for her speech tonight. while mitt romney has been nominated officially, to kick off the roll call the states. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and a special good evening for our viewers joining us in the western u.s. tonight. good evening from the gop convention in tampa, where again tonight we're covering two events. one of them going on behind us here, the other happening in rough, warm seas to the west of us. isaac has tonight made landfall in plaquemines parish, louisiana. it came ashore well south of new orleans, and now has to churn toward the city of new orleans. it's going to be a very long night. the coastline of louisiana, alabama, mississippi getting pounded and drenched. and it's inescapably the backdrop to mitt romney's big sendoff to the general election, just 70 days from now. his name was officially, in fact
CNN
Aug 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
louisiana, mississippi and alabama with rain. folks in these areas are hunkering down and are expected to be told to stay in doors for a couple of days. 200,000 will be without power until the storm passes. because it's moving so slowly it could dump up to 20 inches of rain in some areas. let's go straight to cnn's brian todd, he has been out and about for us on the streets of new orleans, and feeling the unt of this rain that we keep talking about that's going to be well, keeping people socked in for quite some time, brian? >> reporter: that's right, a lot of heavy rain now, we had had an intense squall coming down through toward our camera. a lot of flying debris coming this way. there's a heavy police presence. we have not talked about it too much this morning but i want to stress that, of course with the experience of hurricane katrina, they did not want anything close to that to be repeated so they have a strong police presence here. you talked about power outages, that figure from louisiana is now more than 300,000 without power. and from we are hearing now from the officials of
CNN
Aug 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, cheating and injustice. we begin with a murder in mississippi, a brutal killing fueled by race and ranl. we broke the story of a young white teenager accused of killing a black man just because of the color of his skin. >> over our four month investigation we found even more disturbing details uncovering how the teenager and some of his friends had a history of violent and racist incidents and questioning whether authorities turned a blind eye. i've been following this story from the very beginning. ♪ ♪ >> june 2th in mississippi would bring temperatures into the 90s. a breeze out of the southwest would barely move the state flag enough to see that confederate battle symbol still displayed in its upper left corner. at 4:00 a.m. on this sunday morning, most of mississippi was still asleep. but for a group of teenagers, white teenagers barrelling west on interstate 20, a mission was already under way. they were headed to jackson, because in their segregated world, jackson is where the black people live. >> they were looking for black people. they were looking for a black person to assault
FOX Business
Aug 23, 2012 11:00am EDT
fox business exclusive we have been telling you about right here. the shrinking mississippi river. pictures of the sand shorelines showing just how bad this drought is for america's heartland. you will only see these pictures here and hear from the governor of mississippi himself after his flyover just yesterday. caught between a rock and a hard place, this man, the mayor of tampa florida, a democrat says he's ready to pull the plug on the republican national convention if the weather down there gets worse. stocks now and every 15 minutes. lauren has it for us on the floor of the new york stock exchange with a big loser hp. >> yes, hewlett-packard is a big loser today, leading the dow jones down lower. i also want to talk about facebook because we're seeing a green arrow for facebook today. the news is ubs has joined citigroup right now in criticism of the 62 million dollars compensation fund for those who lost money in that botched ipo back in may. citi has said that, you know, this fund should really be hundreds of millions of dollars more, and they are calling everything the na
CBS
Aug 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
rainfall across areas of southeast louisiana. but mississippi seeing the brunt of the heavy rain. some of the storms in alabama and florida and even mississippi have produced some tornadic damage. so we're watching all of this. but new orleans has been dealing with a lot of the weather this morning. we're going to bigaz -- bigad shaban. >> reporter: the storm continues to soak coastal louisiana. here in the state of mississippi, it also send a storm surge up to 12 feet high causing severe flooding in communities not far from here. neighbors stood in bunches huddled together in the wind and rain waiting to be rescued. it was just before noon when isaac's high winds pushed a tidal surge of water into a town 30 miles west of new orleans. the flooding caught nearly everyone after guard. >> it just came all at once. all at once. one minute it was fine and next minute it wall all over the place. several under water. >> reporter: up to 3,000 people were forced from their homes. many of them spent the night at a shelter at a nearby church. long time residents say this kind of flooding has never h
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